Audit Data Analytics Associate

Regions Financial Corporation Hoover , AL 35244

Posted 2 months ago

Thank you for your interest in a career at Regions. At Regions, we believe associates deserve more than just a job. We believe in offering performance-driven individuals a place where they can build a career --- a place to expect more opportunities. If you are focused on results, dedicated to quality, strength and integrity, and possess the drive to succeed, then we are your employer of choice.

Regions is dedicated to taking appropriate steps to safeguard and protect private and personally identifiable information you submit. The information that you submit will be collected and reviewed by associates, consultants, and vendors of Regions in order to evaluate your qualifications and experience for job opportunities and will not be used for marketing purposes, sold, or shared outside of Regions unless required by law. Such information will be stored in accordance with regulatory requirements and in conjunction with Regions' Retention Schedule for a minimum of three years. You may review, modify, or update your information by visiting and logging into the careers section of the system.

Job Description:

At Regions, the Audit Data Analytics Associate develops data analytics and business intelligence to automate control testing and assist continuous risk assessment to support internal audit activities in accordance with the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. The Internal Audit Data Analytics team currently works with all internal audit teams who audit all business groups at Regions. This role collaborates with Internal Auditors and other Data Analytics team members to create innovative solutions to support audit conclusions and risk assessments at enterprise and auditable unit level.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Partners with audit teams and other data analytics team members to create data analytics that support audit engagement objectives and help solve business problems

  • Analyzes data trends and/or anomalies to support audit conclusions; assists as needed to ensure these results are fully supported in the workpapers

  • Uses data to identify process improvements for the business based on collaboration with audit team

  • Developing ability to coach internal audit staff or junior data analysts throughout the audit engagement to ensure analytics are leveraged optimally and appropriately

  • Leverages data analytics to help size audit issues as appropriate

  • Leverages analytics to test validity of management remediation activities as directed by supervisor or requested by audit team

  • Partners with audit teams to create analytics to assist in continuous risk assessment and monitoring (e.g., trends/anomalies that indicate changes in risk profiles or exceptions to normal processes)

  • With supervision, partners with audit teams to validate the use of predictive analytics within business units being audited and/or use predictive analytics to inform risk assessments and audit scope

This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree

  • Four (4) years experience in data analytics

Preferences

  • Bachelors degree in Business Analytics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, MIS, Computer Science or related field

  • Professional certification or progression towards one (preferably SAS Certification)

Skills and Competencies

  • Demonstrated efficiency and effectiveness of managing their own time

  • Identify the level, timing, and type of communications for the intended audience

  • Active listening skills and ability to ask questions as required to validate understanding

  • Demonstrated competence and confidence in verbal communications

  • Understanding of predictive analytics

  • Ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and concisely

  • Ability to organize ideas logically to achieve the objectives of the written communication

  • Strong relationship building skills with both internal/external stakeholders through effective communication

  • Proficient at two programming languages out of Statistical Analysis System (SAS), Sequel (SQL), Python, R, and/or JAVA

  • Experience with visual analytics tools, such as Tableau, PowerBI

  • Experience in data mining, data cleaning, and business intelligence

This position may be filled at a higher level depending on the candidate's qualifications and relevant experience.

Position Type

Full time

Benefits Information

Regions offers a benefits package that is flexible, comprehensive and recognizes that "one size does not fit all" for associates. Listed below is a synopsis of the benefits offered by Regions for informational purposes, which is not intended to be a complete summary of plan terms and conditions.

  • Paid Vacation/Sick Time

  • 401K with Company Match

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits

  • Disability Benefits

  • Health Savings Account

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Life Insurance

  • Parental Leave

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Associate Volunteer Program

Please note, benefits and plans may be changed, amended, or terminated with respect to all or any class of associate at any time. To learn more about Regions' benefits, please click or copy the link below to your browser.

https://www.regions.com/welcometour/benefits.rf

Location Details

Riverchase OPS Center

Location:

Hoover, Alabama

Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We have a passion for creating an inclusive environment that promotes and values diversity of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sex, pregnancy, and many other primary and secondary dimensions that make each of us unique as individuals and provide valuable perspective that makes us a better company and employer. More importantly, we recognize that creating a workplace where everyone, regardless of background, can do their best work is the right thing to do.

OFCCP Disclosure: Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans


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